Ties

  • Regulating the amorphous

    Plan B |  Bharat Joshi
    I was at TiE's (The Indus Entrepreneurs) annual IID (India Internet Day) recently, so you have the benefit of being spared the dull and dreary,...

  • Dangerous disengagement

    Head to Haid-ar |  Suhasini Haidar
    By putting off bilateral dialogue, India is missing the opportunity to engage with the changing reality of Pakistan's power structure. The most alarming part ...

  • The case for making it to Colombo

    Head to Haid-ar |  Suhasini Haidar
    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh should attend CHOGM and reaffirm the first principles of India's foreign policy that he has so often spoken of. In ...

  • Indo-Iran relations: time for reality check before diplomatic niceties begin

    BARAKA |  Surya Gangadharan
    As the NAM summit kicks off in Tehran, Indian diplomats appear focussed less on those deliberations and more on Manmohan Singh's bilateral with President Ahmadinejad...

  • Economics: The first chapter in improving Indo-Pak relations

    Kindred mind |  Ayushman Jamwal
    Once upon a time, the region that is now modern day Pakistan was South Asia's prime trading hub. Be it during the time of the...

  • Indo- Pak talks: dialogue is therapeutic

    FOOTLOOSE |  Pawan Bali
    Talks are therapeutic. That's what any shrink will tell you. Especially, if it is between two warring parties, that have witnessed extreme highs and lows...

  • Let the talks begin: Baby steps to a new future?

    PM77 |  Paarull
    So the talks about talks have finally resulted in talks. If all goes to plan, India and Pakistan will over the next six months have...

  • Transacted transactions: The Indo-US joint

    ON THE ROCKS: No Watering Down |  Ipsita Shome
    Remember the team that accompanied George Bush Jr. on his visit to India in 2006? It was relatively different from the one Barack Obama has...

  • The real story of the talks that failed

    PM77 |  Paarull
    (A behind-the-scenes account from Islamabad.) The Indians were in for a nasty surprise on Wednesday evening itself, before Shah Mehmood Qureshi hosted the formal ...